· February, 2012

Stories about Iran from February, 2012

Iran: Leader's website blocked in Saudi Arabia

  4 February 2012

Iranian sources say [fa] that Saudi Arabia has blocked Iran Leader's site Khamenei.ir. This sources says this website is blocked because of Ayatollah Khamanei's remarks on “Islamic Arab Spring”. Iranian user on Friendfeed believes [fa]: This could be a start for a cyber-war between Iran and Arabia.

Iran: A surprsing Maquette to remember Khomeini

  1 February 2012

Iran remembered the Islamic Revolution Leader,Ruhollah Khomeini‘s return to Tehran in 1979 by creating a maquette .You can see the photos. A user in Balatarin writes it is a ridiculous show and a kind of idolatry.

Iran: “Using Twitter and Facebook for supreme goal”

  1 February 2012

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance says [fa]: “As long as global powers are using Facebook and Twitter for their purposes, people of the region should use them to develop their supreme goals”. However, social networks including Facebook and Twitter are blocked inside Iran.

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